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Monday, March 5, 2018

New Challenge with More Mixed Media Challenges!


Hi everyone!! :)
Today starts up a new challenge over at More Mixed Media Challenges! This month's challenge is to use the color "Green" on your creations. It doesn't have to be all green but we would like to see some of it on your creations. :)

I decided to make another canvas to hang up on my wall. I love creating canvas's because the world is literally at your fingertips on what you create! It's a blank canvas just waiting for you to bring it to life. So I did just that! What do you think?

So it took me roughly an hour to do this. I don't have any assigned instructions on how I did this. I just kind of went with what I was feeling and pretty much "experimented" with things. The different shades of green background with all that yummy texture is my favorite! I used all sorts of products for this.  I used the Faber Castel cements, masking tape, Clear Gesso, White Gesso, Nuvo Crystal Drops, gold leaf paste, acrylics, sand stone paste, metals, flowers, tulle, netting and some other little small details like brads and washi tape. 

Here are some more photos:
Really love all the texture!
I added gold leaf to the flowers and some tulle to the centers!
Love how that metal butterfly ties in with the gold~
Added some gold leafing to the flowers here too! 
See that netting in the background? I just love this stuff!!!! 
painted the white leaves a nice shade of green and added in the veins using my copic markers. Also added in a few gold leaf leaves. 
Spelled out "Serenity" using Nuvo Crystal Drops. 
Love that you can write with these!
NOT the best handwritten word but I love it!

My niece's name is Serenity and when I showed this to my mother, she said, "Oh did you make that for Serenity?" and it hadn't even crossed my mind that I chose a word that was the same as my niece's name. I just looked at it when this was complete and it looked peaceful to me. Like a place I would want to go and sit to meditate and be with nature. And the word Serenity just popped into my head. So I went with it. But now that my mom did ask me, I just may give this to my niece to hang in her bedroom. She's turning 4 this year, so I just may give this to her as a birthday gift!

Well that's it for today! Hope you liked it and that i've inspired you to create your very own canvas wall hanging! Thanks so much for stopping by today! Please stop by the More Mixed Media Challenge Blog to see what my design team sisters  have created with this happy color and link up your own creations!

Until next time~
Enjoy life's blessings~


  1. WOW Jo! The details are Stunning! I LOVE the texture too and the gold with the many shades of green in it.... So much dimension.... Fab Mix Media project! Have a great Day!


  2. absolutely stunning Jo...your niece has a beautiful name..Hugs Lozzy x

  3. Wow, this is stunning, Jo!! The texture is amazing!! I love the details you added!! The leaves and flowers are beautiful!! Love the butterfly!! Gorgeous mixed media canvas, my friend!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  4. Wow, this is amazing. Great job!
    Valerija xx

  5. Your canvas is absolutely gorgeous, just fantastic. Hope you are now feeling better. Hugs, Valerie

  6. Jo This Is Gorgeous I Love It .. Have Never Tried Mix Media I May Have To Try It ..

  7. Oh what a fabulous canvas creation Jo! Love everything about it, XOX Lucy

  8. your new blog design is so nice!
    love this mixmedia!

  9. WOW look at you go! Love the new blog design and this mixed media project is fabulous! How nice that it's fitting for your niece ... she'll love it!

  10. Gorgeous canvas my friend! You know I love the green too! Love the elegant details too!Beautiful flowers.
    WOW! Amazing job!!
    Have a wonderful day,
    Crafting With Creative M


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